Last week an important report was published in the UK, following a long inquiry into a disaster at a football match in 1989, in...

Comment: Opium for the masses in 2014?! Well, no, cannabis, actually

Uruguay has legalized cannabis. It was a close parliamentary vote, but it means that anyone who is 18 years old and over can buy...

Comment: I never get tired of Romania

Guest writer Paul Wood reveals why he still likes Romania after 15 years of living here.  Princess Eleonore of Schaumburg-Lippe, who is a delightful ornament...

Comment: Romania’s self-purging elite

‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.’ William Congreve One of the most notable characteristics of the human race’s famous twentieth-century dictatorships was the...

Comment: Could something good come out of the bloodbath at Colectiv?

Bucharest is a tiny place - despite its 1.9 million inhabitants everyone knows everyone or so it seems. Three friends of friends of mine...

Comment: How a 24-year old American and her mom showed me challenges can be...

I first met Amanda, who is a volunteer at the association Invingem Autismul (defeating autism) in Bucharest, where she plays with children with autism,...

Comment: Is training needed in dire times?

The financial crisis which has been stamping on the world for the last couple of years has also pulled down the training market. Companies...

Comment: Is the Western European future Japanese? And what about Romania’s future?

“Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ill a prey/ Where wealth accumulates, and men decay.” (Oliver Goldsmith, the Deserted Village, 1770) Even worse fare lands...

Comment: Hatred – the destructive feeling which slowly takes over the Romanian society

I am Romanian, I was born here, I lived here all my life and, in spite of few opportunities to flee my country, l...

Comment: My one true love and Romania’s crossroads

Guest writer Ashley Parry, who is passionate about cars and driving, found that the whole driving experience in Romania leaves a lot to be...

Comment: On returning – a letter to the Romanian diaspora

Call me sentimental, but the image above broke my heart. Of all the scribbles on that lousy piece of paper, the one that ripped...
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